1974 Number One Hits

1974MusicDecember 29, 1973 – January 13, 1974:
Time In A Bottle – Jim Croce
January 12 – January 18:
The Joker – Steve Miller Band
January 19 – January 25:
Show And Tell – Al Wilson
January 26 – February 1:
You’re Sixteen – Ringo Starr
February 2 – February 8:
The Way We Were – Barbra Streisand
February 9 – March 1:
Love’s Theme – Love Unlimited Orchestra
March 2 – March 22:
Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks
March 23 – March 29:
Dark Lady – Cher
March 30 – April 5:
Sunshine On My Shoulders – John Denver
April 6 – April 12:
Hooked On A Feeling – Blue Swede
April 13 – April 19:
Bennie And The Jets – Elton John
April 20 – May 3:
TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) – MFSB featuring The Three Degrees
May 4 – May 17:
The Loco-Motion – Grand Funk
May 18 – June 7:
The Streak – Ray Stevens
June 8 – June 14:
Band On The Run – Paul McCartney & Wings
June 15 – June 28:
Billy, Don’t Be A Hero – Paper Lace
June 29 – July 5:
Sundown – Gordon Lightfoot
July 6 – July 12:
Rock The Boat – The Hues Corporation
July 13 – July 26:
Rock Your Baby – George McCrae
July 27 – August 9:
Annie’s Song – John Denver
August 10 – August 16:
Feel Like Makin’ Love – Roberta Flack
August 17 – August 23:
The Night Chicago Died – Paper Lace
August 24 – September 13:
(You’re) Having My Baby – Paul Anka & Odia Coates
September 14 – September 20:
I Shot The Sheriff – Eric Clapton
September 21 – September 27:
Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe – Barry White
September 28 – October 4:
Rock Me Gently – Andy Kim
October 5 – October 18:
I Honestly Love You – Olivia Newton-John
October 19 – October 25:
Nothing From Nothing – Billy Preston
October 26 – November 1:
Then Came You – Dionne Warwick & The Spinner
November 2 – November 8:
You Haven’t Done Nothin – Stevie Wonder
November 9 – November 15:
You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet – Bachman-Turner Overdrive
November 16 – November 22:
Whatever Gets You Thru The Night – John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
November 23 – December 6:
I Can Help – Billy Swan
December 7 – December 20:
Kung Fu Fighting – Carl Douglas
December 21 – December 27:
Cat’s In The Cradle – Harry Chapin
December 28, 1974 – January 3, 1975:
Angie Baby – Helen Reddy

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard’s “Pop,” “Adult Contemporary,” “Airplay,” “R&B” and “Singles” Charts. “Hot 100” is the primary chart used starting October, 1958)

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